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Senior Occupational Therapist




Mill Garth Hospital, Millpond Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£30,000 per annum


37.5 hrs p/wk

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Mill Garth Hospital is a 21 bedded locked rehabilitation and recovery service suitable for men aged 18 years and over. The hospital focuses on active rehabilitation and recovery for those with mental illness and personality disorders.

We believe anyone with a mental health condition should be given the best chance possible to lead a happy and fulfilling life and our aim is to provide individuals with the confidence and skills to move or return to the community.

Situated in the Meanwood area of Leeds, we are just two miles north of Leeds city centre, which allows for easy access to a vibrant community with useful amenities that our patients can enjoy. The hospital provides a safe, friendly and welcoming environment ideal for building therapeutic and trusting relationships, to promote rehabilitation.

Job Advert Role Description

The role:

To work as an OT as part of an MDT, contributing to clinical discussions re service user needs. Assessing and identifying occupational needs and providing OT interventions on a 1:1 and a group basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide occupational therapy assessment and treatment to enable service users to achieve their maximum levels of functional independence and to enhance their sense of well-being through engagement in occupation.
  • To implement a Recovery based approach.
  • To have a working knowledge of a range of assessment tools suitable for the allocated clinical area.
  • To devise and deliver a review of treatment plans including individual and group interventions.
  • To identify and assess potential in the community, to assess, identify and manage the risks posed by occupations on/off the wards.
  • Assess and provide environmental adaptations to facilitate daily living.
  • Working with the MDT/TDT devise treatment plans, contribute to ICRs and External CPAs, including writing reports as needed.
  • To adhere to HCPC and COT Practice Guidelines.
  • To provide comprehensive initial and continuing occupational therapy assessments, according to agreed model and in accordance with CPA guidelines and service user care plans.
  • To liaise closely with other members of the clinical team, demonstrating a commitment to effective team work.
  • To ensure contemporaneous, written and electronic record and activity data are maintained in accordance with professional and service standards.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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